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 (yo͞o′kə-lĭp′tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′) also eu·ca·lyp·tole (-tōl′)
A colorless oily liquid, C10H18O, derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals, flavoring, and perfumery. Also called cineole.


(ˌjuːkəˈlɪptɒl) or


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily liquid with a camphor-like odour and a spicy taste; it is obtained from eucalyptus oil and used in perfumery and as a flavouring. Formula: C10H18O. Also called: cineol


(ˈsɪn iˌoʊl)

also cin•e•ol

(-ˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

a colorless liquid terpene ether, C10H18O, used in flavoring, perfumes, and medicine.
[1880–90; alter. of New Latin oleum cinae=oleum oil + cina wormseed]
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